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avoid the crowd
travel safely in france
Cruising on French canals is certainly an excellent solution to stay away from the crowd and be safe. Relax on the deck on one of our hotel barges, enjoying gourmet cuisine, fine wines. If you don't feel like landing at Paris Charles de Gaulle airport, why not use Geneva or Barcelona facilities. Both cities are worth a visit and both have well connected international airports.
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The captain pilots, you do the rest!
We have added 13 new barges to our offer this year. Half of them at the top end of the market like Amaryllis, the other half dedicated to families and small parties looking for comfortable budget cruises. We also extended our self-catering offer for independant canal cruise enthousiasts ready to shop and cook themselves to pay less: Magnolia in Burgundy, Mirage & Saraphina on the Canal du Midi propose the whole boat from 6000 Euros a week. The Captain pilots, you do the rest! Last, but not least, several privately owned boats can now be chartered for short cruises between 3 and 5 days. Contact us for more information.
from 2 to 24 passengers
Cruising along the picturesque canals and rivers of France is a unique opportunity to discover the magnificent French waterways. Hotel barges are comfortable and often luxury vessels. They carry between 2 to 24 passengers, all of whom enjoy the celebration of French gourmet food and locally grown wines whilst exploring the countryside in the most relaxing from of travel.Read More
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a brochure to take home
Choose the region you wish to explore, then look at the size of the boat. Once you narrowed the offer, look at the size of cabins, the decor and the ambience of the boat. Each barge is different and has its own feel. The choice is yours!order a brochure
The most famous cruising areas in France are Burgundy and the Canal du Midi whilst Alsace and Champagne offer also very scenic cruises. Less known but equally delightful experiences on hotel barges are available on the river Cher in the Loire Valley or you could enjoy barging on rural canals of Brittany. The connoisseurs could also plan a wine cruise from Bordeaux to visit the World most famous vineyards.
leaving soon? we still have individual cabins available
in Alsace, burgundy & canal du midi
24 September: Wine cruise: 3 cabins left
Luciole cruises through the heart of beautiful Burgundy, home to many wonderful wines and grape varieties. The Wine Tasting week combines appreciation of wine with cruising the Nivernais Canal - the finest waterway in France. Our cruise route is perfectly placed to visit wine makers in Burgundy and the Loire Valley, including the wine growing regions of Chablis, Auxerre, Beaune, Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé. Contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org
24 September: Western Front cruise: 2 cabins left
Johanna is cruising back from Champagne to Bruges in Belgium leaving Reims on 24 September 2017. This is a unique opportunity to visit a large part of the Western front by barge cruise. There are still 2 cabins left, offered at 4500 Euros / cabin (2 persons) for a week to Peronne and you can even cruise for 2 weeks all the way to Bruges for 8500 Euros per cabin (2 persons) with the possibility to extend your stay in Bruges to visit the city. This is a last minute offer. Only 2 cabins left! Don't delay, contact us now.